FAQ: Modernization of BC’s Health Regulatory System

FAQ: Modernization of BC’s Health Regulatory System

Q: What are the upcoming changes for BC’s health profession regulatory system? A: The BC Ministry of Health has announced a number of proposed changes to modernize and strengthen BC’s health regulatory system. Briefly, these include: a commitment to cultural safety...
You Asked About… Scope of Practice and Verbal Orders

You Asked About… Scope of Practice and Verbal Orders

Q: Can I take a verbal/telephone order? What are some considerations? You may be aware that the CDBC recommends limiting verbal orders to emergency or life-threatening situations only. This is because use of verbal orders increases the risk of misinterpretation and...
You Asked About… Record Keeping

You Asked About… Record Keeping

Q: What are the College’s record keeping requirements? CDBC Bylaws section 70 outlines a registrant’s obligations for record keeping. Maintaining records is addressed in greater detail in the CDBC Standards of Practice, Standard 15: A Dietitian maintains clear and...